Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee
News  /  Published 30.11.21

Advisory board to alert Bengal government on vaccine and mask

Bengal government’s advisory board on the Covid pandemic will write to chief minister Mamata Banerjee requesting an aggressive drive for more vaccination and to ensure people wear masks. The Gl...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.21

Presidency award for Banerjee

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, an alumnus of Presidency College, was conferred the Atul Chandra Gupta Distinguished Alumnus Award 2020 by the Presidency Alumni Association on Friday evening ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.06.21

Need to redesign welfare system: Abhijit Banerjee

The Covid pandemic has paved the way for learning many lessons with regard to the country's health situation and preparedness in general as well as highlighted the need to redesign welfare systems...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Jodhpur

Calcutta  /  Published 22.06.21

Global solution to Covid needed: Abhijit

“They are dragging their feet partly because the political commitments are difficult. On the other hand, it is also a democratic failure. The UK is shutting down its planned opening because of t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.21

Death and resurrection of Keynes

The world of economics silently celebrated the 75th death anniversary of Lord John Maynard Keynes on April 21, 2021. On this day, Keynes passed away in Tilton, Sussex in 1946. Keynes — born on J...
By Santanu Ghosh


Books  /  Published 19.05.21

English translations of Nabaneeta’s poetry launched

“I didn’t choose poems based on how difficult or easy it would be to translate. It was what resonated with me the most, were most representative of her and had variations within them,&rdqu...
By Shrestha Saha

Business  /  Published 12.04.21

Abhijit caveat on globalisation

Nobel prize winning economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee on Sunday said India had been a beneficiary of globalisation but the country needed to develop a mechanism to deal with the associated risks. Sp...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.21

State to celebrate ‘inclusive Netaji’

Mamata Banerjee will launch the yearlong quasquicentennial anniversary celebration of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on January 23, the day the Prime Minister is likely to be in Bengal. “The core i...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

Panel on Netaji’s birth anniversary

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced the formation of a committee to oversee the yearlong celebrations of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 125th birth anniversary and launched a scathing attack on ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 30.09.20

Nobel Laureate Abhijit critical of policies

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday said India is among the worst performing economies in the world and the government’s economic stimulus was inadequate to tackle the problem. He, howev...
By PTI in New Delhi


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